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LHS senior Barbee relishes surprise visit
February 26, 2015
Leo Barbee Jr., the grandfather of Lawrence High boys basketball player John Barbee II, has been to every one of his grandson’s games except two he missed due to illness.
Marissa Pope a fixture for LHS
February 26, 2015
Four years ago, Lawrence High senior point guard Marissa Pope made her varsity debut as a freshman. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS boys come back for victory over SME
February 25, 2015
It didn’t matter that opposing players were fired up and the crowd turned into a loud roar, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team refused to back down on Tuesday.
Lawrence High girls cruise past SM East
February 25, 2015
The first quarter has not been friendly to Lawrence High’s girls basketball team this season. That changed on Tuesday against Shawnee Mission East.
Portela, Ziegler spark FSHS swimming to third at state
February 21, 2015
In Hollywood, a sequel never lives up to the success of the original. That doesn’t apply to Free State High sophomore Jordan Portela, who dominated his competition once again at the Class 6A state swimming and diving championships Saturday. By Bobby Nightengale
Ziegler, Portela lead swim qualifiers
February 21, 2015
Free State High’s Jack Ziegler was top qualifier in the 50 free, teammate Jordan Portela led qualifiying in the 100 butterfly, and both swam on the top 400 freestyle relay team during preliminary rounds of the Class 6A state swimming and diving meet on Friday at Capitol Federal Natatorium.
Barbee jump-starts LHS boys’ rout
February 21, 2015
When Olathe North, the No. 4-ranked team in Class 6A, began pounding the ball inside with 6-foot-4 junior R.J. Smith and 6-foot-5 senior Josh Moore right off the bat Friday night, No. 2 Lawrence High needed a counter-attack. By Benton Smith
LHS girls gain another league victory
February 21, 2015
Winless in the Sunflower League entering this week, Lawrence High’s girls basketball team now has back-to-back road victories in the league following the Lions’ 52-43 Friday night triumph at Olathe North.
Firebirds, Lions set for state swimming
February 19, 2015
When Free State High senior swimmer Jack Ziegler sets his mind on something, he usually finds a way to achieve it.
LHS boys rally, 70-66
February 18, 2015
Lawrence High guards Justin Roberts and Anthony Bonner led Lawrence High’s boys to a 70-66 victory over Shawnee Mission North. By Benton Smith
Long-awaited: LHS girls get first league win
February 18, 2015
First-year Lawrence High girls basketball coach Jeff Dickson got everything he could hope for out of his Lions on Tuesday night at Shawnee Mission North, and with his downtrodden team firing on all cylinders, the Lions beat a Sunflower League team for the first time in nine tries this season. By Benton Smith
LHS girls fight but fall
February 14, 2015
After a few bad starts in recent games, Lawrence High’s girls basketball team refused to fall into the same mistakes Friday against Olathe Northwest. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS boys roll past Olathe Northwest, 70-34
February 14, 2015
Early in the fourth quarter on Friday night, Lawrence High senior Anthony Bonner caught a pass about 30 feet away from the basket.
LHS boys find range, rip SMNW
February 11, 2015
The Lions drained six consecutive shots from long range and went on to claim a 64-48 victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest. By Chris Duderstadt
Northwest nudges Lions’ girls
February 11, 2015
The first game against his former team was a rough one for Lawrence High girls basketball coach Jeff Dickson, as the Lions fell to Shawnee Mission Northwest, 50-28, Tuesday at LHS.